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Old 12-26-2010, 12:44 AM
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Default Re: Science Saturday: Christmas Optimism Edition (John Horgan & George Johnson)

Originally Posted by rpauli View Post

Wow, how did you guys let the subject of global warming slip into your discussion? Bloggingheads has effectively avoided the subject completely... It is really significant when you do start to talk about it...not to worry - your discussion was tepid and lame - confining yourselves to perpetuating a debate, promoting false controversy and commenting on the style of a few books.

George and John manage to comment without enthusiasm on the perhaps the most important story of all times. I want to blame the ownership of Bloggingheads - the NYTimes for avoiding any substantive or even exciting discussion of this issue.
I haven't had the opportunity to watch this yet, but Horgan and Johnson have not, up 'til now, ever been tepid or lame here, IMHO. In regard to the topic of AGW, it was taken on pretty directly in a diavlog one year ago:
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